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Heavyweights protest decisions in boxing

LONDON (AP) - Siarhei Karneyeu lingered in the ring after his Olympic heavyweight loss Sunday night, crying and shaking his head in disbelief after his clutching, holding opponent was awarded a narrow decision victory.

August 05, 2012 | | Olympics


US-Canada means Abby vs Sincy in semis

MANCHESTER, England (AP) - In the chase for Mia Hamm's world record, Abby Wambach leads by two.

August 05, 2012 | | Olympics


Women rout China 114-66 in basketball

LONDON (AP) - More offensive fireworks were on display at the basketball venue - this time courtesy of the U.S. women.

August 05, 2012 | | Olympics


Australia, US meet in Olympic water polo semi-finals today

LONDON (AP) - Mel Rippon slotted home the last penalty of a shootout to give Australia a dramatic 20-18 win over China on Sunday for a spot in the women's Olympic water polo semifinals, where fellow gold-medal favorite the United States awaits.

August 05, 2012 | | Olympics


Phelps gets started on the rest of his life

LONDON (AP) - On the first day of the rest of his life, Michael Phelps found old habits are hard to break.

August 05, 2012 | | Olympics


It's Destinee again for the US women

LONDON (AP) - Destinee Hooker scored 19 points and the U.S. women's volleyball team clinched the top spot in its pool with a preliminary-round victory over Serbia in straight sets on Friday at the Olympics.

August 03, 2012 | | Olympics


Is it time to retire the Dream Team?

LONDON (AP) - Kobe Bryant was at Wimbledon on Friday, taking in the epic semifinal match between Roger Federer and Juan Martin del Potro and signing autographs between games. His day off was unscheduled, but there was really no need for the U.S. basketball team to practice when that's about all they did the night before against Nigeria.

August 03, 2012 | | Olympics


US Olympic women top New Zealand 2-0

NEWCASTLE, England (AP) - These were supposed to be the Hope Solo Olympics for the U.S. women's football team. Or the Alex Morgan Games. Instead, they belong so far to the old reliable, Abby Wambach, who has scored in every match to lead the Americans into the semifinals.

August 03, 2012 | | Olympics


US men, defending champs, lose in beach volleyball

LONDON (AP) - Defending beach volleyball gold medalist Phil Dalhausser saw the Italian points pile up on the scoreboard and knew his hopes for a repeat were over when Todd Rogers' final Olympic touch fell short of the net.

August 03, 2012 | | Olympics


US lifter Farris just misses American records

LONDON (AP) - United States weightlifter Kendrick Farris gave his performance a seven on a scale of one to 10.

August 03, 2012 | | Olympics


Jeter of US leads quick women's 100 heats

LONDON (AP) - Well, that sure was fast.

August 03, 2012 | | Olympics


Federer edges Del Potro in semifinals

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - Roger Federer leaned on the net, exhausted but exhilarated after winning the final set 19-17 to earn his first Olympic singles medal.

August 03, 2012 | | Olympics


1 US boxer still fighting after overturned result

LONDON (AP) - A few hours after the U.S. men's boxing team thought its London Olympics were over, amateur boxing's governing body decided Errol Spence deserved to fight on.

August 03, 2012 | | Olympics


Records in hand, US men's team ready for Lithuania in basketball

LONDON (AP) - When the final seconds ticked off, leaving zeros on the clock, the three digits on the left side of the scoreboard seemed absurd, impossible.

August 03, 2012 | | Olympics


US wins Beijing rematch against Brazil

LONDON (AP) - Captain Clay Stanley scored 19 points as the U.S. men's volleyball team beat Brazil 3-1 on Thursday at the London Olympics, in a repeat of the Beijing Games final the Americans also won.

August 02, 2012 | | Olympics


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Articles by Section - Olympics


Virtue, Moir win ice dance for 3rd career Olympic gold

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) - Canadian stars Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir won the gold medal in ice dancing at the Pyeongchang Games on Tuesday, becoming ...

February 20, 2018 | | Olympics


Russian doping scandal stuns Olympic curling competitors

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) - When word broke on Monday that a Russian Olympic curler was facing a doping charge, the curling world was floored. Not ...

February 20, 2018 | | Olympics


It’s US vs Canada for gold Thursday in women’s hockey

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) - The Americans played their way back into the only women's hockey game that matters: a showdown with Canada for the ...

February 20, 2018 | | Olympics


American Shiffrin rallies on final run to win giant slalom

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - Finally, it was an ideal day for skiing.

February 15, 2018 | | Olympics


White wins USA’s 100th winter gold, gets grilled by media

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - Shaun White stared down the halfpipe before his final Olympic run and had no doubt what would happen next.

February 15, 2018 | | Olympics


American Jamie Anderson wins slopestyle

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - Canada skated to the gold it had been dreaming about for four years.

February 13, 2018 | | Olympics


2nd Alpine postponement means Shiffrin starts with slalom

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - Mikaela Shiffrin's pursuit of gold at the Pyeongchang Olympics will start on a different day - and in a different event ...

February 12, 2018 | | Olympics


Anderson defends Olympic gold in blustery slopestyle final

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - Jamie Anderson finished her run, glanced up at the scoreboard and stuck out her tongue for the world to see, a ...

February 12, 2018 | | Olympics


Nagasu, Rippon help lead Americans to figure skating bronze

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) - Mirai Nagasu and Adam Rippon shared tears of sorrow when they were left off the Olympic team four years ago, each ...

February 12, 2018 | | Olympics


‘California Kid’ heads to Winter Games

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - Ask snowboarder Chloe Kim what she thinks the "Chloe Kim Story" really is this year and she hesitates just a moment, before ...

January 28, 2018 | | Olympics


Without NHL players, Olympic tournament is now ‘wide open’

NEW YORK (AP) - When Willie Desjardins coached Canada's 2010 world junior team stacked with future NHL players Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle, Brayden Schenn, Alex ...

January 21, 2018 | | Olympics


Rival Koreas agree to form first unified Olympic team

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - The rival Koreas agreed Wednesday to form their first unified Olympic team and have their athletes parade together for the first ...

January 18, 2018 | | Olympics


North Korea to send delegation to Olympics

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea agreed Tuesday to send a delegation to next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea, Seoul officials said, as ...

January 09, 2018 | | Olympics


US skaters likely a threat for 3 medals

SAN JOSE (AP) - With a mixture of veterans and teens, the United States has its Olympic figure skating team. Are there any medals to be ...

January 09, 2018 | | Olympics


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